Collect all Macs? was Re: Mac OS 9.1 now a free download
allain at panix.com
Sun Apr 3 23:43:09 CDT 2005
> Which model? I can check to see if I have the Apple restore CD for it.
Not sure, due to lack of paper info, but the "blue/clear tower".
I hope "format disk" is included on most CD's.
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From: chris <cb at mythtech.net>
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Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 11:57 PM
Subject: Re: Collect all Macs? was Re: Mac OS 9.1 now a free download
>I gave Chris maybe 8 ~ 12 unique models IIRC. Sometime later he had
>a crash of storage space... I have almost no idea how many he kept.
I actually found users for most of them. Many of them were repeats of the
IIci, and LC 1, 2, 3 series. A number didn't work, and were combined into
functioning machines. All the 68040 machines (mostly Performa 63x) that I
didn't keep were given to new homes, as well as most of the LC models.
The IIci's were surprisingly hard to place and in the end most were
stripped for parts and traded off in pieces.
I did keep a few that were the "rarer" models (like the IIvx and MacTV,
as well as one each of the LC versions, IIci, and IIsi... I also kept
some of the 68040's, in fact, I currently run my mail and web servers off
them, the mail servers are running the Mac OS, and the web servers are
I'm no where near having one of every model however. At one point I
wanted to make such a collection, but alas, it will be some time before I
have that kind of storage space available to me again.
>Somebody just gave me my first G3. Very good looking machine.
>Even has that prominent DEC chip (21154 PCI) to look at. Can't wait
>to load something on it.
Which model? I can check to see if I have the Apple restore CD for it.
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